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FIZZ Man: Beyond the Textbook

FIZZ Man: Beyond the Textbook

Minutes away from Periods 3 & 4, almost like a science class double-period lab, but with the Fizz Man, Dr. Lodge McCammon, Specialist in Curriculum and Contemporary Media at The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Lodge has developed a teaching and professional development process called FIZZ which encourages and models best practices in implementing user-generated

Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account

Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the

Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon 2010

Your DEN Leadership Councils (PA, NJ, NY) and our Discovery Managers and Directors have worked hard to bring educators the best preconference yet. Unless you are working with the team, it is really hard to imagine how much behind-the-scenes work goes into planning and making the DEN PreCon an enriching professional development experience. With over

DEN PreCon Share A Ride?

Beyond the Textbook DEN PreConference Are you going to the DEN PreCon in Hershey, PA? Want to share a ride with a fellow STAR or Guru? We know from the registration process that many of you are leaving from Philadelphia and other points as well. If you are interested in hitching your ride to a

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